Jeremy Corbyn has warned plotters against his leadership that he is “not going anywhere” over his opposition to bombing Syria, as he urged MPs to listen to the Labour membership.
British troops have been discredited after Iraq and Afghanistan, Labour’s Ken Livingstone has said, causing fresh controversy following his comments on the London 7/7 bombings.
Grant Shapps, a former Tory chairman, has resigned from the government in disgrace in the wake of revelations that he had been warned about bullying in the party before the death of one of its young activists.
“Jim, Jim, Jim-Jim-Jim. No mention of the other fella.” That’s how one Greater Manchester councillor summed up Labour’s campaign message in Oldham West and Royton, where a byelection will be held next Thursday.
The home secretary, Theresa May, has been accused of fast-tracking her “snooper’s charter” legislation by the back door after giving a scrutiny committee of MPs and peers only three weeks to consider the 299-page bill.
Tony Blair could face a motion of contempt in the House of Commons over the 2003 invasion of Iraq – a motion that Jeremy Corbyn has said he would probably support.
Jeremy Corbyn has hinted he would go to court if necessary to ensure he gets a place on the ballot in the forthcoming Labour leadership contest.
Angela Eagle says she is challenging Jeremy Corbyn for leadership of the Labour party because he is failing to offer an “effective” alternative to the Conservative government.